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Pokemon GO's celebration of the Johto region is starting soon

Published: 15:32, 25 January 2021
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Pokemon GO's celebration of the Johto region
Pokemon GO's celebration of the Johto region

Pokemon GO is gearing up for another countdown celebration. The next region to be featured in this way is Johto. Tickets for Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto are now available in the shop.

Johto region celebration date and time

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features

  • Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Hoppip, Aipom, Sunkern, Yanma, Murkrow, Gligar, Snubbull, Slugma, Miltank, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. A Shiny Miltank will also be available.
  • The following Pokemon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: 
    • Pichu
    • Cleffa
    • Igglybuff
    • Wooper
    • Tyrogue
    • Smoochum
    • Larvitar
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokemon such as Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Chinchou, Mareep, Sudowoodo, and Miltank.
  • The following Pokemon will be appearing in one-star raids:
    • Chikorita
    • Cyndaquil
    • Totodile
    • Mareep
    • Marill
    • Larvitar 

Niantic Three screenshots from Pokemon GO showing Mareep's evolution. Pokemon GO - Mareep evolution

  • The following Pokemon will be appearing in three-star raids:
    • Togetic
    • Espeon
    • Umbreon
    • Skarmory
    • Miltank
  • Complete the Johto-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Sudowoodo, Sunkern, Murkrow, Smeargle, Miltank, and Larvitar to receive 15 Poke Balls, 10 Ultra Balls, and an Incense. 
  • Get Pokemon that know exclusive attacks from 2018 Community Day events. If you evolve the following Pokemon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.
    • Evolve Bayleef (the evolved form of Chikorita) to get a Meganium that knows Frenzy Plant.
    • Evolve Quilava (the evolved form of Cyndaquil) to get a Typhlosion that knows Blast Burn.
    • Evolve Flaaffy (the evolved form of Mareep) to get an Ampharos that knows Dragon Pulse.
    • Evolve Pupitar (the evolved form of Larvitar) to get a Tyranitar that knows Smack Down.
  • Entei, Raikou, and Suicune will be appearing in five-star raids at different times during and after the Johto Celebration event.
    • Entei will be appearing in five-star raids from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
    • Raikou will be appearing in five-star raids from Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
    • Suicune will be appearing in five-star raids from Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
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